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Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers 2021

Each year, Writer's Digest compiles the 101 Best Websites for Writers. See the complete 2021 list here.
Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers 2021

Over the past several weeks, we've shared our 101 Best Writing Websites for 2021. Originally featured in our May/June 2021 issue, these websites will help inspire, educate, and connect you to other writers as you start or continue on your writing journey.

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Writer's Digest Best Creativity Websites 2021

Best Creativity Websites

Writer's Digest Best Live Streams, Podcasts, and YouTube Channels 2021

Best Live Streams, Podcasts, and YouTube Channels

Writer's Digest Best Writing Advice Websites for Writers 2021

Best Writing Advice Websites

6 Best Everything Agent Websites for Writers 2021

Best Everything Agent Websites

9 Best General Resources Websites for Writers 2021

Best General Resources Websites

Writer's Digest's Best Genre/Niche Websites 2021

Best Genre/Niche Websites

Writer's Digest's 10 Best Publishing News and Resource Websites 2021

Best Publishing News and Resource Websites

Writer's Digest Best Job and Market Websites 2021

Best Job and Market Websites

Writer's Digest's Best Writing Community Websites 2021

Best Writing Community Websites

Writer's Digest Best Just For Fun Websites 2021

Best Just For Fun Websites

Writer's Digest Best Live Streams, Podcasts, and YouTube Channels 2022

Writer's Digest Best Live Streams, Podcasts, and YouTube Channels 2022

Here are the top live streams, podcasts, and YouTube channels as identified in the 24th Annual 101 Best Websites from the May/June 2022 issue of Writer's Digest.

What Is Fan Fiction in Writing?

What Is Fan Fiction in Writing?

You might have heard the term, especially if you’re in online fandoms, but what exactly is fan fiction? Managing Editor Moriah Richard explains.

5 Ways To Use Short Stories To Grow as a Writer

5 Ways To Use Short Stories To Grow as a Writer

Short story writing can be a gateway to writing your novel—but they’re also fun and worthy stories in their own right. Here, author Dallas Woodburn shares 5 ways to use short stories to grow as a writer.

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Not Having an Online Presence

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Not Having an Online Presence

The Writer's Digest team has witnessed many writing mistakes over the years, so we started this series to help identify them for other writers (along with correction strategies). This week's writing mistake is not having an online presence.

Shirlene Obuobi: On Writing From Experience

Shirlene Obuobi: On Writing From Experience

Physician, cartoonist, and author Shirlene Obuobi discusses the writerly advice that led to writing her new coming-of-age novel, On Rotation.

WD Poetic Form Challenge

WD Poetic Form Challenge: Kimo Winner

Learn the winner and Top 10 list for the Writer’s Digest Poetic Form Challenge for the kimo.

8 Things Writers Should Know About Tattoos

8 Things Writers Should Know About Tattoos

Tattoos and their artists can reveal interesting details about your characters and offer historical context. Here, author June Gervais shares 8 things writers should know about tattoos.

Tyler Moss | Reporting Through Lens of Social Justice

Writing Through the Lens of Social Justice

WD Editor-at-Large Tyler Moss makes the case for reporting on issues of social justice in freelance writing—no matter the topic in this article from the July/August 2021 issue of Writer's Digest.

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Intentional Trail

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Intentional Trail

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, have a character leave clues for people to find them.